Direct Flights

Get Your Girls Trip On: Alaska Airlines Announces New Direct Service to New Orleans and Tampa

Seasonal service to the Big Easy and the Gulf Coast starts December 16.

06/10/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Air Travel

Delta to Start Direct Flights between Portland and Seoul in September

The Korean metropolis isn’t the only city with new nonstop service out of PDX in 2021. The Midwest and California’s Central Coast are suddenly a lot closer, ...

04/24/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Travel Feature

Peacocks, Red Chiles, and Slot Canyons Await in Albuquerque

The Land of Enchantment’s biggest city is a direct flight away.

09/23/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Direct Flight

Nashville’s Still Honky-Tonk Heaven. Just With More Luxury Hotels.

Tennessee’s capital—a.k.a Nashvegas, a.k.a Music City, USA—is one very hot ticket.

08/27/2019 By Arlo Voorhees

Direct Flight

Chicago’s North Loop Is a Paradise of Arty Parks and Dipped Beef

Casual eats, meet cultural treats.

06/25/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Direct Flight

Need a Sunshine Getaway, Kids in Tow? Consider Phoenix.

Butterfly wonderland is just a couple hours away.

04/23/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Travel

Reno Is Base Camp for Cheap Buffets, Blackjack, and Burning Man

The gritty glitz of a Nevada outlier is suddenly hip.

01/29/2019 By Arlo Voorhees

Travel

8 Reasons to Winter in Palm Springs

From jet-set art to vintage gems, the Coachella Valley is a cultural oasis.

10/17/2018 Edited by Ramona DeNies By Eden Dawn, Zach Dundas, and Fiona McCann

Long Weekends: Beyond Barbecue

Looking for a Vegan Vacation? Catch a Direct Flight to Austin, Texas.

Welcome to plant-based paradise.

09/11/2018 By Tuck Woodstock

Long Weekends: On Idaho Time

Looking for an Alternative to Bend? Get Thee to Boise.

Idaho's capital city is grown-up and kinda cool.

09/11/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Far afield

Get Out of Town with These 7 Direct Flights from PDX

From Tokyo to Puerto Vallarta to Sun Valley, nonstops abound from PDX—and our airport's not too shabby, either.

08/03/2018 By Portland Monthly Staff

Travel

Start Your Engines: Detroit Is Just a Five-Hour Direct Flight from Portland

Thought the Motor City had met that great scrapyard in the sky? Nope. This chassis was built to last.

06/19/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Direct Flights

A Perfect Weekend Getaway in Santa Rosa

The sunny California town—nestled in wine country and lined with breweries—is a quick direct flight from PDX.

04/24/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Travel

Go Wish New Orleans a Happy 300th Birthday

You (and your stomach) don’t want to be left out of this party.

03/27/2018 By Margaret Seiler

Travel News

Catch PDX's Newest Direct Flight to Maui

Here are a few tips for your island getaway.

02/27/2018 By Anya Rehon

Travel

How to Vacay in Phoenix—with Kids

Need some pro tips for keeping everyone happy on a winter getaway to the Valley of the Sun? Roller coasters, butterflies, and ranch dinners.

02/16/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Getaways

This Mexican Paradise Is a Four-Hour Nonstop Flight from PDX

With farm dinners, chic rooftop bars, and an art-studded bike path, Los Cabos mellows out.

10/10/2016 By Hannah Wallace